The Thorn in the Breast

Colleen McCullough born on 1 June 1937 was an internationally acclaimed Australian author of Maori ancestry, best known for her novel “The Thorn Birds” published in 1977.In1983 the novel was also adapted into the eponymous television series, starring Richard Chamberlain, which became the United States’ second-highest-rated miniseries of all time, behind “Roots”. The story spans… Read More The Thorn in the Breast

Blue Suede Shoes

At the end of January 1956, Elvis Presley recorded “Blue Suede Shoes” at RCA’s New York studios.Blue Suede Shoes is a rock-and-roll song written and first recorded by Carl Perkins in 1955 and covered by Presley the following year. As with many of the greatest songs the inspiration for the song is controversial.Johnny Cash claimed… Read More Blue Suede Shoes

San Martino

Oggi, 11 novembre si celebra la festa di San Martino, il soldato dell’impero romano che, durante una ronda notturna nell’inverno del 335 divise il suo mantello con un povero seminudo, una ricorrenza spesso legata anche alla prima spillatura del vino novello. San Martino La nebbia a gl’irti collipiovigginando sale,e sotto il maestraleurla e biancheggia il… Read More San Martino

Amy Winehouse’s Suffering: “Back to Black”🎶

“Back to Black” is a song from Amy Winehouse’s second and final studio album of the same title released in 2006. Its success threw her into the mainstream, making her an international star. The whole album ìs predominantly based on her tumultuous relationship with then-ex-boyfriend and future husband. Blake Fielder-Civil, who had temporarily left her.… Read More Amy Winehouse’s Suffering: “Back to Black”🎶

Tom Jones

Welsh singer Sir Thomas John Woodward (known professionally as Tom Jones) is 81 today! 🍕 In December 1967 he recorded “Delilah” (lyrics by Barry Mason and music by Les Reed) and, singing it in his dramatic fashion, he managed to make it a top hit all over the world. This song is about a crime… Read More Tom Jones